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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day



10th November 1914

On this day:


  • 2 Life Guards in Mobile Reserve near Ypres   From the 10th of 16th of November, the 2 Life Guards were constantly employed as a Mobile Reserve in readiness to relieve situations occurring between the area of the Ypres – Hooge and Ypres – Kleinzillebeke roads and in trenches in the same area. Nothing of great incident occurred except that the Regiment was reinforced by the squadron of the Regiment from the Household Cavalry Composite Regiment. Strength of squadron stands at 5 officers, 186 R & F, 220 horses.

    War Diary


  • 3rd Dragoons stand to.   On the 10th the regiment “stood to” at 5:30am, moved up dismounted at 1:00pm, to trenches at Zillebeke, and in the evening to a wood in rear of Lord Cavan’s headquarters, returning to camp at 10:00pm. 2nd-Lieut Horn was wounded by shrapnel in the afternoon.

    History of the 3rd (Prince of Wales?s) Dragoon Guards 1914-1918? by Captain H P Holt


  • 10th Nov 1914 Artillery All the Time

  • 10th Nov 1914 Under Shellfire

  • 10th Nov 1914 Training

  • 10th Nov 1914 Sniper Fails to Return

  • 10th Nov 1914 In the Wood

  • 10th Nov 1914 At Rest

  • 10th November 1914 Ongoing shelling and sniping

  • 10th Nov 1914 Shelling





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Sepoy Sain. 40th Pathans Read their Story.
  • Pte. J. Sheehy. Royal Munster Fusiliers 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte Robert Edward Sturgess. Bedfordshire Regiment 2nd Btn. Read their Story.
  • Trptr. Percy Wheaton. Royal Garrison Artillery 4th Siege Battery Read their Story.

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